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Reflections on the Third Anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution: On Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits
Perhaps the radicalism of the Egyptian Revolution is not that it could have happened, it's that it did. And we can see that something is different now, despite everything three years on.
On Tuesday, November 5th, protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks demonstrated in more than 400 cities around the world in celebration of Guy Fawkes day. From Barcelona to Tokyo, hundreds of thousands protested in the streets and on the internet against political corruption, corporate greed and NSA spying. Despite the explicit thematization of the mask, almost no commentary so far has taken seriously the political meaning of these masks.
We have reached a point where our leaders have stopped listening to the American people. However, what will it take for the government to start listening to the people again?
As clocks turn back and the days get shorter, peoples around the world strike their matches almost in unison.
Anonymous has more planned for its Nov. 5 international protests, including a “march, strike and protest” in front of the
Moline Loves Paul Simon, Plus Chatting With Bill Wyman, American Idol's James Durbin and Mastodon's Brann Dailor
Although it seems that Paul Simon has been on the road frequently over the last few years, his latest tour seems much more date-packed as he heralds his latest and one of the best albums of his career, So Beautiful Or So What.
Just like greeting card companies starting Valentines Day -- to reap profits and boost the sale of their products -- there are a growing number of skeptics who say that the Occupy movement was launched by manufacturers of the Guy Fawkes mask.
Scroll down for photos of the Vendetta mask at protests around the world. But history books didn't lead to the mask's popularity
While there may be a variety of reasons why Halloween has come to be a time of pranks, mischief, and even more serious forms of misbehavior, disguise certainly plays a major role.